• Discover all 68 km (42 mi.) of the Jacques-Cartier Portneuf bike path
  • The Laurentides Wildlife Reserve for a family fishing trip!
  • Family fun at Village Vacances Valcartier
  • The best of outdoor activities within reach on the trails of Empire 47
  • Auberge du Mont, a resort at the heart of the mountains

This summer, create naturally beautiful memories in the largest playground in Quebec, the Jacques-Cartier.

Whether it's for a short stay, to experience thrills, to take a break from the daily hustle or to take a family vacation, the Jacques-Cartier offers you its magnificent playground. A true outdoor destination, this area is home to a variety of activities that visitors of all ages will love.

Discover the region through its best tourist attractions

Arbraska Duchesnay

Arbraska Duchesnay

Treetop Trekking Duchesnay offers the ultimate summer experience, with up to 76 games in its enchanted forest. Adventure courses are set among the treetops [...]

Aroma Spa

Aroma Spa

Located on Hôtel Valcartier’s first floor, discover Aroma Spa : Valcartier’s best-kept secret, a unique spa which offers personalized massage treatments [...]

Aventure Inukshuk

Aventure Inukshuk

Aventure Inuskshuk is a paradise for people who love wild animal! Observe the black bear, enjoy a quad safari, and try out our famous labyrinth. Don't [...]

Aventures Nord-Bec Stoneham

Aventures Nord-Bec Stoneham

Just 20 minutes from Quebec in direction of Saguenay, near the parc national Jacques-Cartier, a little corner of paradise opens its doors. Book a fun-filled [...]

Bora Parc

Bora Parc

The one-of-a-kind indoor waterpark at Village Vacances Valcartier is over 102,000 sq. ft., or the same size as six NHL hockey rinks. This family-friendly [...]

Campground at réserve faunique des Laurentides

Campground at réserve faunique des Laurentides

Réserve faunique des Laurentides lies between the Québec City and Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean regions. It's a huge 7,861-km2; territory. Hunters, anglers, [...]

Campground at parc national de la Jacques-Cartier

Campground at parc national de la Jacques-Cartier

3 étoile

Located 30 minutes from Québec City, Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier invites you to gaze at the stars from one of its 114 primitive or serviced campsites [...]

Centre de l’Hêtre

Centre de l’Hêtre

Inspired by nature, in the heart of nature! Eco-friendly Centre de l’Hêtre offers yoga, massages, comfortable lodging and much-deserved R&R. Stay zen! [...]

Cabins at réserve faunique des Laurentides

Cabins at réserve faunique des Laurentides

2 étoile

There are over a hundred cabins spread throughout almost the entire reserve faunique des Laurentides. They can each sleep 2 to 16 people. Most of them [...]

Cabins at parc national de la Jacques-Cartier

Cabins at parc national de la Jacques-Cartier

Imagine yourself near a wood stove while sharing a nice meal with family or friends. In the background are grandiose views of the valley! The park invites [...]

Duchesnay

Duchesnay

4 étoile

Duchesnay is proud to help transform your nature getaways, romantic weekends and business meetings into unforgettable moments. In addition to offering [...]

Duchesnay (vacation resort)

Duchesnay (vacation resort)

4 étoile

Nature getaways, lovers’ weekends, family vacations or business meetings; every occasion is a good excuse to appreciate Duchesnay. This four-season vacation [...]

Empire 47

Empire 47

Empire 47 (E47 EcoSentiers Villégiature) is a non-profit organization. Our mission is to encourage healthy living through sport and outdoor activities [...]

Entourage sur-le-Lac Resort

Entourage sur-le-Lac Resort

Discover this ultra-modern and inviting hotel located on the shores of Lac-Beauport! Enjoy the bold menu at L’Îlot Repère Gourmand and many healthy activities [...]

Érablière du Lac-Beauport

Érablière du Lac-Beauport

More than just a sugar shack, Érablière du Lac-Beauport is a maple museum to tantalize your taste buds! On site there are several food services and sports [...]

New Wave Expeditions

New Wave Expeditions

Only 35 minutes away from downtown Quebec City, New Wave Expeditions is THE outdoor location to live an unforgettable experience. We are located on the [...]

Panorama Expeditions

Panorama Expeditions

More often than not, work and family life prevent you from traveling. Panorama expeditions allow you to experience adventures in winter like snowshoes [...]

Hôtel Valcartier

Hôtel Valcartier

4 étoile

The five-storey, 4-star, 194,000 sq ft hotel at Village Vacances Valcartier has only suites - a total of 153 spread out over the top three floors. Suites [...]

Le Nordique - Spa Stoneham

Le Nordique - Spa Stoneham

One of the most prestigious spas in the Québec City region is le Nordique Spa Stoneham. The place knows how to revive all your senses and free you from [...]

Les Marais du Nord

Les Marais du Nord

Located 20 minutes from downtown Quebec City, « Les Marais du Nord » marshes is a natural park offering stunning scenery where you can discover the rich [...]

Les sentiers du Moulin

Les sentiers du Moulin

Here, hiking and mountain biking rule. Choose from either a 5.6 km family hike or a 20 km adventure. Prefer riding? Over 30 km of mountain biking trails [...]

Manoir du Lac Delage

Manoir du Lac Delage

4 étoile

Le Manoir du Lac Delage, only 20 minutes from downtown Quebec city, invites you in an enchanting site on the shores of a natural lake amongst wild mountains [...]

Microbrasserie La Souche

Microbrasserie La Souche

Microbrasserie La Souche is a craft brewery proud of its Quebec roots. Come and discover the best craft beers in an atmosphere that reminds the sugar shacks [...]

Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier

Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier

Less than 30 minutes from Québec, Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier features landscapes remarkable for their striking contrasts: steep-sided valleys [...]

Duchesnay - Beach

Duchesnay - Beach

Duchesnay is an ideal place to plan a successful summer vacation and is less than 30 minutes from Quebec City! Everyone will enjoy this all-in-one nature [...]

Réserve faunique des Laurentides

Réserve faunique des Laurentides

Réserve faunique des Laurentides is an immense protected area where you can enjoy a complete range of outdoor activities. Located 45 minutes from Québec [...]

Manoir du Lac Delage Spa

Manoir du Lac Delage Spa

The SPA du Manoir du Lac Delage, located on the shores of Lac Delage, just 20 minutes north of downtown Quebec City, offers a full range of à la carte [...]

Spa Duchesnay

Spa Duchesnay

Time for relaxation! Our Scandinavian-inspired Spa Duchesnay offers a unique concept in a natural environment. In addition to indulging in a wide variety [...]

Jacques-Cartier/Portneuf Cycling Path

Jacques-Cartier/Portneuf Cycling Path

Hop on your bicycle and come discover the Jacques-Cartier/Porneuf cycling path. It is located along the old train tracks between Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier [...]

Village Vacances Valcartier - Campground

Village Vacances Valcartier - Campground

4 étoile

Discover this ultramodern 4-star campground of more than 600 sites for all types of equipment, from tents to RVs. Every campsite has a fire ring, a picnic [...]

Village Vacances Valcartier - Vacation resort

Village Vacances Valcartier - Vacation resort

Eastern Canada’s biggest resort, featuring a four-star hotel and an indoor waterpark, open year-round. Also becomes North America’s largest winter playground [...]

Village Vacances Valcartier - Waterpark

Village Vacances Valcartier - Waterpark

Village Vacances Valcartier is only 20 minutes from Québec City. In summer, have fun in more than 35 heated waterslides, such as the Turbo 6, Pirates' [...]

Destination: the biggest playground in the Québec City region!